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A new year…a new director

Shrewsbury - As a new year starts, there will also be a new face on Shrewsbury’s Council on Aging.  Hollie Lucht was recently named...

Happy Holidays from the Community Advocate!

As we enter a new decade, all of us at the Community Advocate continue to be so grateful to our loyal readers, as well...

The most wonderful time of the year!

Region – Every year it seems the holidays creep up faster and faster. Shortly after Halloween, the Christmas decorations are out in full force,...

Under pressure to meet demand

Westborough – Residents will have the opportunity Tuesday, Dec. 17, to comment on a gas pipeline project that is being proposed by Eversource. The Worcester...

An uncommon ‘Common’

Shrewsbury – Residents will have the opportunity on Wednesday, Dec. 11 to share their ideas on what they would like the Shrewsbury’s downtown area...
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Thank you from the family of Stan Locke

To the Editor: The family of Stan Locke would like to thank the Northborough Fire Department for their prompt action and especially for the compassion...

Shop locally…It helps make our community strong!

Region - In a world where there are so many places to get your news, we are so grateful for our readers who choose...

Stroll on by in Westborough

Westborough – The town of Westborough will be hosting a Winter Stroll on Sunday, Dec. 1. Residents will be invited to visit over 20 different...
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Thanks to those who made the Marlborough HS ‘Reality Fair’ a reality

To the Editor: On behalf of the Marlborough Rotary Club and Marlborough High School, I would like to publicly thank some folks who worked hard...

Reuse…recycle…re-hash

                  Shrewsbury – This past summer Shrewsbury signed a new contract with Waste Management with mixed results. Some residents complained that the company came late...

Warm and fuzzy…very fuzzy

Marlborough – This November, members of the Marlborough Police Department are once again putting down their razors and growing their best beards, all for...

Come to the post and beam

Northborough – The Vincent F. Picard American Legion Post 234 is inviting all members of the community to join them in their 100th anniversary...

Trick or DEET?

Region – In just a few days children throughout the region will take to the streets to celebrate Halloween. And while there are apt...

Trick or DEET?

Region – In just a few days children throughout the region will take to the streets to celebrate Halloween. And while there are apt...

Master Plan to reveal a look at Northborough’s future

Northborough – What will the next 20 years look like for Northborough? Thanks to input from residents, local business owners and town officials, a...

Snow laughing matter

Westborough – With summer rapidly winding down, Westborough officials are starting to think about snow; or more to the point, snow removal on sidewalks. According...

Land that’s going to the dogs

Northborough – For several years the town of Northborough had hoped to build a dog park. But unfortunately, the land that was chosen, the...
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Thank you to Hannah Kane and tournament volunteers

To the Editor: The Board of Directors, staff and clients of Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to...

Reading, Writing and RELIEF

Region – It is hard to believe but very soon, summer vacation for the area’s children will be over. Soon lazy days at the...

Look who’s coming to dinner

Westborough – It’s one of the downfalls of summer weather – insects that cause not just painful bites but also potentially serious viruses. Recently...